• Alternative Assessment versus Traditional Assessment

  • Alternative Assessments are formative assessments that we use in class

  • Traditional Assessments are often based examinations given at the end of the semester or at the final semester

  • Examples

    Quizzes in class
    assignments

  • Advantages
    We can see the progress of the students in their proficiency and ability in understanding the course.
    We get a genuine picture of student learning which provides purpose and instruction.

  • Disadvanntages

  • Examples

    Midsemester examinations and final examinations
    Final projects

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